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Minutes for 24 November 2020


Item number 2
Adult learning: Union Learning Fund A question was asked by Lord Shipley and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:07)
Item number 3
Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme: spending A question was asked by Baroness Rawlings and answered by Baroness Scott of Needham Market. (at 12:19)
Item number 4
LGBT community: domestic abuse A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:30)
Item number 5
Ministerial Code A question was asked by Lord Tyler and answered by Lord True. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:53)
Item number 6
Tigray conflict A private notice question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 13:00)
Item number 7

Fixed-Term Parliaments Act Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that this House concurs with the Commons message of 11 November that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to: (1) carry out a review of the operation of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, pursuant to section 7 of that Act… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:17)

Item number 8
Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Order 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:17)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:46)
Item number 9
Fire Safety Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 13:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:53)
Item number 10
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The debate on amendment 11 was adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:52)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:18)
Item number 11
COVID-19: Winter Plan The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the COVID-19 Winter Plan, made in the House of Commons on Monday 23 November. (at 19:00)
The House adjourned at 7.50pm until Wednesday 25 November at 12 noon.
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